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Diocese of Rancagua

Dioecesis Rancaguensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 18 October 1925
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Santiago de Chile
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Chile
  • Square Kilometers: 16,086 (6,213 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.obispadoderancagua.cl/
  • Mailing Address: Casilla 9-D, O'Carrol 535, Rancagua, Chile
  • Telephone: (072)24.35.27; 23.08.46
  • Fax: 23.20.46; 23.08.46

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
18 October 1925ErectedArchdiocese of Santiago de Chile Diocese of Rancagua (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1949280,000310,00090.3%4748952,9477812244ap1951
1966464,789502,86192.4%61811423,27311816851ap1967
1968438,738499,38287.9%50751253,509111020048ap1971
1976419,724475,38688.3%3945844,99647517157ap1977
1980488,500547,00089.3%4243855,74736912858ap1981
1990538,000646,00083.3%48541025,27458016458ap1991
1999582,000710,00082.0%62561184,932128116460ap2000
2000567,772696,36981.5%65561214,692138116460ap2001
2001581,736714,00081.5%62561184,929128614062ap2002
2002597,189728,28082.0%61561175,104128614063ap2003
2003610,652772,00079.1%63561195,131398714062ap2004
2004624,501780,62780.0%74531274,917398311463ap2005
2010699,000869,00080.4%77421195,873475312064ap2011

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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